Have you ever had the experience of brewing up a green tea only to have it come out tasting way too bitter or be so astringent that each gulp leaves you feeling like you have cottonmouth? Maybe you've even decided that you don't like green teas because now you think that that is just the normal taste and texture of all green teas. Well, I'm here to let you know that your green teas don't have to be overly bitter or astringent, and that in fact, there are some simple changes you can make when brewing your green tea that can radically improve its flavor and texture.
Hey there, tea drinkers! I decided to start experimenting with cold brewing some loose-leaf teas. I pulled the first of these experiments out of the fridge this morning and transferred the brew from my cold brew press to a glass bottle: an Uji Gyokuro tea.
Hey there, tea drinkers! I hope you’re having a great week so far. In today’s post I'm going to talk a little about my experiences with Matcha green tea powder purchased from the grocery store (or supermarket).
Milk in my Rooibos?! That was my reaction when a friend of mine said that she drank some rooibos with milk...
Hey there tea drinkers! I've got some exciting news for today's special announcement post. I've just launched the BlakesTeaJournalBlog Zazzle store! https://www.zazzle.com/blakesteajournalblog
Hey there, tea drinkers! I hope you had a great weekend. Well, it's hard for me to believe, but it has already been a year since the Blake's Tea Journal blog went online and I wrote that introductory post - Blake's Tea Journal Begins. First off, I want to take a moment to thank everyone that follows Blake's Tea Journal: Thank you for following my blog! I really do appreciate your support. And I want to thank everyone that has taken the time to read any of my posts, as well as all those who have taken the time to further interact with my content through liking, commenting, and sharing. Your feedback and support are invaluable!
Hey there, fellow tea drinkers! I hope you’re having a great weekend. Have you ever wanted to try making a spiced milk chai at home, but you just weren't sure where to start? Well, in today’s post I'm sharing the easy recipe that I use when I make a spiced milk chai at home; this is my take on an easy homemade version of something like a Masala Chai. All you need are three ingredients and ten minutes to make a delicious homemade spiced milk chai!
Hey there, fellow tea drinkers! I hope things are going well for you this week! Instead of the more typical The Taste of Tea entry, today’s post is something a little special: a tea-infused parody of the song "Pictures of You" by The Last Goodnight. I've been piecing this one together bit by bit for... Continue Reading →